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What conditions does Chinese medicine treat?


Acupuncture can provide supportive treatment for:


Neurological and Musculo-skeletal Disorders:    

•   Head and neck: tension,     

    cluster, migraine           

    and other headaches;

     TMJ DOs; stiff neck,  

    whiplash, torticollis;

     cervical spondylosis

 •   Trigeminal neuralgia    

•   Bell's palsy (early stage,

     within 3-6 months)    

•   Pareses following a

      stroke (early stage

      better)  

•   Peripheral neuropathies

      (DM support at all  

     stages of the disease,

      early to late)

 •   Sequelae of poliomyelitis

     (early stage: 6 mo)    

•   Intercostal neuralgia

•   Costochondritis

 •   'Frozen shoulder,' 'tennis

      elbow'    

•   Sciatica    

•   Upper,lower back pain    

•   Lumbar disk herniation

•   Degenerative disk

      disorders

•   Osteoarthritis

•   Rheumatoid arthritis

•   Gout

•   Injury-related pain:

      sprains and strains

•   Fibromyalgia

•   Chronic fatigue syndrome

•   Carpal tunnel syndrome

•   Parkinson's Disease

•   Multiple Sclerosis

•   Myasthenia gravis

•   Cranial nerve disorders

•   Phantom limb pain

•   Post-surgical pain


Gastro-intestinal Disorders:  

•  Spasms of oesophagus and

     cardia, hiccough    

•  Gastroptosis    

•  Acute or chronic

     gastritis    

•  Acid reflux (GORD)

 •   Colitis    

•   Constipation,   

     diarrhoea    

•   Paralytic ileus

 •   Crohn's Disease

•   Coeliac Disease

•   Irritable Bowel Disease

•   Nausea, indigestion,

      bloating, gas

•   Weight loss


Respiratory System     

•   Bronchitis    

•   Asthma

 •   Colds and flu


Cardiovascular:

•  Hypertension,

    hypotension

•  Coronary artery disease;

    angina

•  Cardiac arrhythmias,

    palpitations  

•  Raynaud's Disease


Gynaecological problems:    

•  Menstrual problems: PMS,

    amenorrhea,

   dysmenorrhoea,

   menorrhagia,

   metrorrhagia  

•  Infertility (directly or as support

     to IVF)

• During pregnancy: nausea,

   vomiting, heartburn,

   constipation, varicose

   veins, haemorrhoids, UTIs,

   fatigue, anaemia,

   insomnia, anxiety,

   depression, vaginal

   discharge, itching,

   sinusitis, hypertension.

• Malpositioning of foetus.

• Routine prebirth

   treatment

• Induction, labour.

• Menopause (hot flushes,

     night sweating, burning  

    soles)


Ear, Nose and Throat:

•   Acute sinusitis    

•   Acute and allergic rhinitis

•   Tinnitus    

•   Meniere's Disease  

   

Psycho-emotional:

•   Anxiety

•   Depression

•   Tension, stress

 •   Insomnia

•   Headaches, migraines

•   Forgetfulness


Endocrine and Metabolic:

•   Hashimoto's thyroiditis

•   Hyperthyroidism

•   Hypothyroidism


Urology:

•   Cystitis, urethritis,

     prostatitis, urinary calculi

•   Enuresis, incontinence


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